The Judicial Reform Councilis an advisory body under the President of Ukraine. The Council develops and submits proposals to the President on the strategy for reforming judiciary and justice system, and other related legal institutions, as well as thestrategy implementation plan. Among other tasks, the Judicial Reform Council also contributes to establishing effective interaction between state authorities, NGOs and international agenciesin order todevelop and implement the strategy, monitors and analyzes the strategy progress, and informs the public and the international community on the strategy initiatives, contents and implementation. The USAID New Justice Program provides expert and technical assistance to the Judicial Reform Council.